- Cajal's contributions to glia researchVirginia García-Marín
Museum Ramón y Cajal, Instituto Cajal, CSIC Avda Doctor Arce 37, Madrid 28002, Spain
Trends Neurosci 30:479-87. 2007..We aim to show that, concerning glia as well as neurons, Cajal was far ahead of his time...
- Cajal's contributions to the study of Alzheimer's diseaseVirginia García-Marín
Museum Ramón y Cajal, Instituto Cajal, CSIC, Avda Doctor Arce, 37 Madrid 28002, Spain
J Alzheimers Dis 12:161-74. 2007..This paper deals with Cajal's contribution to the study of Alzheimer's disease and it is fully illustrated by original pictures of Cajal's slides preserved in the Cajal Museum, Madrid...
- The growth cone as seen through Cajal's original histological preparations and publicationsVirginia García-Marín
Museum Cajal, Instituto Cajal, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
J Hist Neurosci 18:197-210. 2009..Finally, Cajal's view of the function of the growth cone and his chemotactic hypothesis will also be considered in the light of present-day knowledge...
- Differential distribution of neurons in the gyral white matter of the human cerebral cortexV Garcia-Marin
Laboratorio de Circuitos Corticales, Centro de Tecnología Biomédica, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
J Comp Neurol 518:4740-59. 2010..By contrast, both symmetric and asymmetric axodendritic synapses were observed in the neuropil. We discuss the possible functional implications of these findings in terms of cortical circuits...
- The discovery of dendritic spines by Cajal in 1888 and its relevance in the present neurosciencePablo Garcia Lopez
Museo Cajal, Instituto Cajal, CSIC, Avda Doctor Arce 37, 28002 Madrid, Spain
Prog Neurobiol 83:110-30. 2007..We will analyse their contributions from the historical and present point of view. In addition, we will show high quality images of Cajal's original preparations and drawings related with this discovery...